WREX-A8EC4F: Silver shilling of Elizabeth I 1589/90-1591/92

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-A8EC4F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver shilling of Elizabeth I of the sixth issue with the initial mark a hand dating to 1589/90-91/2. Obverse has bust of the queen facing left and the legend ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA.The reverse has a square shield on long cross fourchée with the legend POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV.

Dia: 28.9mm; weight: 4.7g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1589
Date to: Circa AD 1592

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.7 g
Diameter: 28.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - Tuesday 20th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1265

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1985, 2014, 2022, 2023)
Obverse description: Bust of the queen facing left
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: Squared shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stanthorne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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